Simplify, Organize, and Maximize Your Money | Tania Brown

What is the value of time when it comes to your money? Most financial experts preach that you need to consistently get rid of expenses in order to thrive financially. However, there is a good argument that spending money on things that create more time is actually one of the smartest money moves you can make.

In this episode, Tania Brown, Certified Financial Planner and owner of Financiallythrivingmom.com is showing you why you should invest in your areas of struggle in your life and breaking down how to simply, organize, and maximize your money.

What You’ll Learn

  • How spending money can help you create time
  • Easy ways to organize your money
  • Ways to create a life around what matters to you most
  • Simple money tricks for moms to simplify their money

Meet Tania

Tania Brown, an Army veteran, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and the owner of FinanciallyThrivingMom.com. Over her 18-year career, she’s taught time-saving tips to help thousands of busy moms at multiple Fortune 500 companies learn how to simplify, maximize, and organize their financial lives so they can build financial security and create a life they love. When she is not nerding out over the latest budgeting app, Tania is living out her other passions: fostering teens, volunteering, serving at her church, and continuing her never-ending quest of finding the very best chocolate.

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How to Have Awkward Money Conversations…Easily | Erin Lowry

How much money do you make? Do you have credit card debt? What is your credit score? Hey, will you come to my wedding and oh, by the way, it’s probably going to cost $1,000? Why can’t you afford to go to dinner with us?

Oh, those awkward money conversations. There are just so many of them. In this episode, Erin Lowry, money expert and author of the new book Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations, walks us through how to handle some of life’s stickiest money conversations.

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Meet Erin

Erin Lowry is the author of the three-part Broke Millennial series, including the recently released Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to navigate awkward money conversations
  • Why money conversations are inherently so awkward
  • Ways to talk to your spouse and partner about money
  • How to handle money conversations with friends
  • Rules about sharing how much money you make
  • What happens when you avoid having money conversations that you know you should

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Win the New Year By Mindfully Manifesting | Ken Honda

Most of us live in a place called scared city. This place is the opposite of abundance and it’s a place where we can’t thrive well financially. So I wanted to know, how do we move from scared city to a better place? Well, there’s no better person to walk us through this than Ken Honda, thought leader, and author of Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money. Are you ready to leave scared city?

Meet Ken

“Zen Millionaire” author, speaker, and thought leader Ken Honda teaches transformational concepts surrounding money and happiness, including the Japanese concept of arigato, as they apply to our lives to bring greater happiness and heightened abilities to manifest. Honda’s Happy Money (EQ) teaches that how we relate to money is a significant indicator of how happy or unhappy our life is. Ken is the author of “Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money” (Simon & Schuster).

What You’ll Learn

  • What is the power of manifesting
  • How to manifest in all areas of your life
  • Why happy money is actually attainable
  • What steps you should take to create change with your finances
  • How to move out of a scarcity mindset

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An Honest Conversation About Love and Money | Janae and Theo

What does it take to balance love and money? My magic recipe is communication, honesty (like real honesty), some dashes of fun, and empathy for some else’s feelings. It’s never easy to talk about money in a relationship, but there are some ways to make it easier. Janae and Theo from the podcast Planet Millennial Marriage are here for an open, honest, and laugh out loud conversation of how to balance it all and thrive along the way.

I was a guest this week on Janae and Theo’s podcast Planet Millennial Marriage. I shared my tips and story about how to build a budget as a couple and not fight about money. It was such a great episode, that I thought why not bring them both here to flip the mic and share their takeaways as a real couple trying to balance love and money. Think of this episode as a giant Ask Shannah where we go into what it takes to win at love and money.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to balance two styles of handling money in a relationship
  • Ways to communicate to your partner
  • How to define the money roles in your relationship
  • When is the right time to talk about money
  • Janae and Theo’s story to finding marriage bliss

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How To Trade Your Paycheck For An Enriched Life | Todd Miller

“Life is the accumulation of all the little individual choices you make on a daily basis.” Powerful words from our guest Todd Miller, who is the author of an outstanding book titled Enrich. In fact, Enrich has been named as one of the 8 Books to Help You Find Financial Bliss by Entrepreneur Magazine.

If you’ve ever wanted to create an enriched life full of time, money, and meaning, this episode has your name on it.

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What You’ll Learn

  • The power of creating a vision for your life
  • Why you need a personal mission statement
  • How to connect your bank account with your goals and vision
  • Ways to set daily goals and milestones to achieve success
  • How to avoid the default setting in life

Meet Todd

Todd Miller is an entertainment CEO who has extensively researched and aggressively experimented with the work-life equation for over a quarter-century. While scaling the corporate ladder, Miller skillfully structured two sabbaticals, intentionally created a family through adoption, cycled coast to coast across two continents in support of children’s charities, and explored more than 100 countries on all seven continents. Drawing on ENRICH principles, Miller built time wealth and passive income while working full time. At age 53, the American-born author has retired on the Andaman Sea in Thailand.

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Yes, You Can Invest Sustainably & Build Wealth | Sarah Bengtsson

Do you feel it? The tide is changing and that’s a good thing. You want more – you want to invest in companies focused on sustainability, doing good for the planet, companies that you believe in. Sustainable investing is the wave of the future and investing expert Sarah Bengtsson will show you how you can invest sustainably and build wealth at the same time.

Meet Sarah

Sarah is an investor and educator who teaches people how to build generational wealth that is sustainable both for themselves, and the planet.

Investing has never been more accessible than it is today, and even though the definition of sustainability is highly debatable, it gets easier when you start with asking yourself, “What do I actually care about?”.

Sarah has an MSc in Economics from Lund University and several years of experience working in the wealth management industry in both Sweden and Switzerland.

What You’ll Learn

  • What does it mean to invest sustainable
  • How to get started investing sustainably
  • Trends that are emerging in sustainable investing
  • What is an ESG rating and how do you find them
  • Money lessons to build sustainable wealth

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How to Be A Prepared Investor & Thrive During Any Crisis | Chris Manske

In Chris Manske’s new book, The Prepared Investor, he says “There’s a typical Wall Street response to any and all crises…keep your diversified portfolios in place, and someday, maybe years from now, investments will return to where they once were. This type of wait-it-out mentality implies there is no way at all to prepare.” So, the follow-up question is, how do you become a prepared investor ready for any storm that comes your way? Stay tuned and you’ll learn this answer and more in this must listen to the episode.

Meet Chris

Over his long investing career, Christopher Manske has helped many financial insiders including Wall Street analysts, retiring investment advisors, and federal judges. A United States Military Academy graduate, Manske has been praised, published, or quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and more. As a successful money manager and frequent media guest, his thoughts can be seen online at Yahoo! Finance, MSN.com, CEO World, and Strategic Finance. Manske was a keynote speaker for the AARP and has worked with leaders at companies such as Microsoft, Exxon, IBM, and many more.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to become a prepared investor
  • Why the investing world has told you to just hold on for years
  • The different types of crises and how to know which one you’re in
  • How to financially prepare for an upcoming crisis
  • The best money steps Chris thinks you need to take

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Stop Making Other People Rich | Ryan Sterling

Have you ever stopped to think about the money decisions you make and whether they are making you rich or other people rich? That is an eye-opening question, and to be honest, you’re probably in the same boat as most everyone else. You are a consumer and not an owner. So how do you make that very important shift? In this episode, Ryan Sterling, author of the book You’re Making Other People Rich, stops by for a chat that will redefine how you look at your money.

Meet Ryan

Ryan Sterling is the founder of Future You Wealth, a successful wealth manager and sought after wealth coach, TEDx speaker, and published author of “You’re Making Other People Rich”. As a financial advisor, he challenges and inspires people to live life on their terms by taking accountability and action over their wealth.

Ryan has personally worked with thousands of people to help go from being a consumer of “stuff” to an owner of capital and life on their terms.

What You’ll Learn

  • The biggest reason you need to shift from consumer to owner
  • How to begin to become an owner
  • Smart money moves to make right now
  • How much of your money situation is a choice
  • Ways to embrace abundance in your daily life
  • Insider’s secrets from Ryan’s book, You’re Making Other People Rich

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The Freelancers Guide to Managing Your Money| Lilac Bar David

This year has been unlike any we’ve known before and when it comes to earning money, freelancing has taken over the world. In fact, according to a recent statistic, 12% of the U.S. workforce started freelancing since COVID and in total there are about 57 million freelance workers in the U.S.

Here’s what you need to know about freelancing…managing your money from taxes to savings and everything in between can be tough. In this episode, Lilac Bar David, Co-
Founder and CEO of Lili, the all-in-one banking app designed just for freelancers, is sharing tips and tricks you need to know as a freelancer to manage your money easily and effectively.

Meet Lilac

Lilac Bar David is Co-Founder and CEO of Lili, the all-in-one banking app designed for freelance workers. She is an experienced chief executive with over 10 years in the fintech space and a demonstrated history of founding, managing, and leading operations at multiple finance companies. Prior to Lili, Lilac founded Pepper, the first and only challenger bank in Israel, and was its CEO for over three years. Lilac also served as EVP of Business Development for Leumi Card (now known as Max) at Bank Leumi, where she forged strategic partnerships and established a program for early-stage fintech startups. Lilac received her bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting and her MBA from Tel Aviv University. She is based in New York.

What You’ll Learn

  • The pain points every freelancer faces when it comes to money
  • How to think about money as a freelancer
  • Typical money mistakes freelancers and entrepreneurs make
  • How Lili is helping freelancers manage their money with ease
  • Why you need to set up money buckets

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8 Small and Affordable Money Steps to Take Right Now

I’m going to keep this simple. Money doesn’t always have to be used for expensive purchases or saved to pay off emotionally charged debt like student loans. Sometimes, money can be used for simple, easy to accomplish money steps. In this episode, I’m giving you 8 small and affordable money steps you can take right now.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why small steps can make a big difference
  • #1 thing you can do with your money to help someone (and not spend a penny)
  • Why you need a Me December
  • Dates to set on your calendar next year to get your money in check
  • How to end the year letting money know exactly what you think of it

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